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Johnnie's Pastrami

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4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 397-6654
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10:00 am - 2:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Gotta love Johnnie's Pastrami

I love the pastrami sandwiches at Johnnie's Pastrami. Every time I go to Los Angeles I try to get to this restaurant. I love their thin cut pastrami on the soft roll plus the pickles. I may be biased but I love it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Patrick S
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Austin, Texas, United States
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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Austin, Texas, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I love the pastrami sandwiches at Johnnie's Pastrami. Every time I go to Los Angeles I try to get to this restaurant. I love their thin cut pastrami on the soft roll plus the pickles. I may be biased but I love it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

First time there and first time eating pastami....this will always be a stop when in the area. And the pickles...they tide you over until your sandwich comes...some kind of tasty

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Culver City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Didn't really care for a pastrami sandwich until I tried one from Johnnie's pastrami. The service is fast and the sandwiches melt in your mouth. Only negative about this place is that it's cash only.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Johnnie's is a bit pricy even for Culver City, but it's fun and the food is great. The French Dip is the best, they have great fries. The juke boxes at the table are a great touch. Nice 50s place.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I used to hate pastrami sandwiches but this place made a believer out of me. Still, I usually prefer the burgers, best in the city. The 50s decor is cool. Great location

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Wow what can you say, a local favorite and now one of mine! Will definitely come back on my next trip. Laid back atmosphere with wonderful food,a nice place to have a long lunch. New York has Katz's , Venice Beach has Johnnie's. Both are must do's .

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Fullerton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Well, came here from the reviews I read but was not impressed. 1/2 a pastrami sandwich was $9 so with a drink it was $12 for lunch. The pastrami seemed to have a lot of fat and even though it was a "dip" it was dry. I enjoy the pastrami at "The Hat" way better than this place. So come... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Johnnie's is our go-to pastrami joint for ages! Dine in or take out - they do a brisk bizness either way. The pastrami is cooked to perfection, juicy and not overdone or over-salted. Their pickles are the perfect compliment! We usually get a pound of those puppies to enjoy at home. Service is exceptional! Don't forget to tip the gals... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Johnnies has been here forever, and have great food. They are known for their pastrami, although I have never ordered, I go for the burgers. They are very tasty as well. They do serve beer, and lots of other good food on the menu. They are in the little of the pricey side, but they good quality food. And do... More 

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Huntington Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Johnnies is a local Culver City-Southern California tradition since 1952. The décor is classic 50's including table top juke boxes and booths that are originals as well as "Some of the Waitresses". Their French Dip Pastrami sandwich piled high on a French roll is their specialty and my choice, however they have a full menu of diner classics. The pickles... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
  • Phone Number: (310) 397-6654

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:30 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?